Journal

Behind-the-scenes, project research, new ideas, and trip snippets.

Customized 2-1/2 feet Craft-Cube

A quick project (actually, it took me an entire afternoon) that I did awhile back for [Rolo's "a day in my life" photo project.] It's a work in progress, but I thought it's about time to share it with you all. I initiated the craft-cube...

Davis’ 1st Lipdub – Tshirt Design Process

Just a few hours ago, UC Davis had their very first Lipdub event! History in the making. Note:// For those who don't know what Lipdub is, it's a home made one-take music video with lip-syncing and audio-dubbing. To get a better idea,[ youTube it.]  [Aggie...

TEDx Davis – Event Recap

"TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. It started out (in 1984) as a conference bringing together people from three worlds: Technology, Entertainment, Design." It used to be a closed event, and wasn't until recently when TED started streaming the talks...

Japan Relief Tee – Design Process

The recent disaster in Japan has affected the lives of many. Aside from my monetary donation, I thought I'd contribute through other outlets as well - A t-shirt designed to encourage everyone to help. In moments like this, every effort counts.The idea:The first concept generated from...

Useful Apps & Add-ons

Few days ago, I left my laptop charger at a place 50 miles away from where I stayed. As expected, my laptop died within 3 hours of usage. It would probably last longer, but it wouldn't make much difference, if I weren't pumping out music,...

Vans Authentic Custom

Last pair I customized was the [Air Max], a very different approach compare to this one. While I perceived the Air Max as a piece of footwear, I saw the vans as a sheet of canvas (both figuratively and literally in this case) - more...

Everyday I Will – A Web Project

"Everyday I Will" is a web project [Cody] and I initiated recently.When I kicked off my new year resolutions slightly late (well, about 2 months late..), I felt unmotivated to keep up with them. The mentality of having a bad start really dragged. Then it...

Picnic Day Fashion Show Signature Collections

One of the biggest events for Davis is their annual Picnic Day, where people from all over town would drop by to check out the dog shows, milk the cows, explore the mini events hosted by all the departments of UC Davis, and frankly, get...

University of California, Santa Cruz

Brother's graduating very soon and preparing to take on the college life. By preparing, I mean browsing through different campuses, buying university related sweaters, and taking in the symptoms of senoritas.UCSC, the home of the banana slugs, is one of the campuses he's considering. Just...